Welcome to Ramblings of an Optimist
These are some of the wonderous thoughts and feelings floating around in my head and heart. I hope you enjoy them and that my journey of trying to figure myself out might somehow help you understand you. I believe we are all in this together and its only through sharing our true selves that we experience the deepest and most meaningful connections.
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In relationships, some of us gravitate towards being the giver, some of us like being the receivers, and a few of us are talented enough able to do both. I’ve always felt most comfortable assuming the role as giver and I’m continually learning to be a better receiver. I enjoy giving, it makes me feelContinue reading “More Thoughts on Why We Suck at Giving and Receiving”
“Pain is Inevitable; Suffering is Optional” I was having a really great conversation with a girlfriend last night about feeling hesitant about getting back out there because she didn’t want to open herself to getting hurt again. It made me think of the lenghts we go as humans to protect ourselves from pain. When IContinue reading “The Lengths We Will Go”
Ever since the announcement of the lifting of the mask restrictions for people who are vaccinated happened, I’ve been having this internal struggle. This feeling in the pit of my stomach that churns, these powerful emotions that I can literally feel radiating from my body. And it’s the slow kind of anger and resentment that’sContinue reading “My Emotional Support Mask & Trying to Understand My Anger”
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